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Pecan Pie Bar on white plate with pecan halves placed around it.

Easy Pecan Pie Bars

Author: Judy - RecipesSimple.com
These Easy Pecan Pie Bars give you all the flavors of pecan pie without all the work. Enjoy the sweet crunchy pecan pie filling on top of a simple buttery shortbread crust.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 40 Bars

Ingredients
  

Bottom Crust Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • cup sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup cold butter

Filling Ingredients

  • 4 large eggs
  • cups corn syrup
  • cups sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons butter, melted
  • teaspoons vanilla extract
  • cups chopped pecans

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 10x15 bar pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • To make the bottom crust add flour, sugar, salt and cold butter to food processor. Pulse until blended and the flour resembles coarse sand. If you don't have a food processor you can use a handheld electric mixer or a stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment to mix the crust ingredients.
  • Press the crust mixture evenly in the bottom of the bar pan and bake for 20 minutes until edges are light golden brown.
  • While crust is baking make the filling. In a large bowl whisk together the eggs, corn syrup, sugar, melted butter, and vanilla. Gently fold in pecans.
  • When the crust is done baking, pour the pecan mixture over the hot crust.
  • Return the pecan pie bars to the oven and bake for 25 to 30 minutes until the filling is set.
  • Return the pecan pie bars to the oven and bake for 25 to 30 minutes until the filling is set.

Notes

Store in an airtight container between layers of parchment paper in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
Keyword Easy Pecan Pie Bars